Format: PresentationsBeyond Data Submissions: Communicating Your Data to Stakeholders
This session focused on how to best communicate high-quality data by applying different strategies to prepare data for dissemination and use. Topics covered in this session included the importance of understanding the audience, how stakeholder needs can vary when understanding and interpreting data, why data governance is a key component in planning data communication activities, and why accessibility is important. This session highlighted sections of the Data Use component of the IDEA Data Center Part B Data System Framework.
Format: Toolkits and TemplatesData Visualization Toolkit: Tools & Tips for Presenting Data Effectively
The purpose of the toolkit is to help state Part C and Part B staff effectively create and use engaging data displays. For each data visualization topic, the toolkit presents a comprehensive set of resources and information, including design principles, data considerations, accessibility tips, general how-to’s, examples, and sample tools. DaSy and NCSI partnered to create the toolkit.
Format: PresentationsIncreasing Your State’s Capacity to Share Your Data Effectively
In this workshop, states set the stage by telling a story of how they engage stakeholders using data visualization techniques for effective communication. Session presenters introduced the IDC Part B Indicator Data Display Wizard to help states create data displays quickly and easily using SPP/APR data. In an interactive activity, participants discussed their current experiences with data use and communication and how the IDC Part B Indicator Data Display Wizard can help them create or improve a state’s current data visualization and communication process.
Format: PresentationsNow You See It: Seeing the Story in the Data
This session demonstrated creative ways data are being displayed to tell the story of IDEA and other data. Participants heard from states that are displaying data in ways that tell data stories and convey meaning to stakeholders and the public. Participants also saw ways to access various online federal education data. This session offered participants online resources and websites about effective data displays.
Format: Toolkits and TemplatesPart C Indicator Data Display Wizard
This Version 2.0 of the Data Display Wizard creates data displays based on user entry of SPP/APR data. The tool gives users various options for displaying that data. LA staff can use this tool to engage with various stakeholders on how to best display reported SPP/APR data based on the audience, message, and purpose of the desired report or presentation.